Silkeborg Business College (SBC) lies at the heart of Silkeborg at Bindslevs Plads and since 1892 SBC has been an integral part of the business community and contributed actively to the development of Silkeborg. The college is now partner in the project that will create a true mid-town ‘campus’ on Bindslevs Plads. SBC offers education to young and adult students. SBC is a partner in the ‘Guarantee School’ with the other youth education institutions and is a part of the network ‘CompetencyCenterSilkeborg’ too with the other institutions offering adult continuing and further education. The college houses the PIU-secretariat which establishes internships abroad for around 160 young students from Danish business colleges.
Higher Commercial Course Degree (HHX)
The HHX programme has approx. 700 students who are studying business and socio-economic disciplines in combination with foreign languages and other general subjects qualifying them to continue their studies at university, business schools or further education colleges. The HHX offers nine exciting lines of study within economy, marketing and international relations so that the students get the best possible opportunities to specialize within their special field of interest or to develop special competencies to be used in their further education and career.
The VET programme in business (HG)
The VET department has approx. 400 students who go through the vocational upper secondary business programme which combine basic academic studies at the college followed by a combination of practical training in a company and short academic courses at the college. The vocational business education gives the student possibilities of a job in retail, wholesale, office, finance or a similar line of business. The VET programme has something of interest to every young person whether they are practically minded or more inclined to pursue an academic career via the EUX track.
We create successes
Silkeborg Business College creates the foundation for future business people because we build on smart, enthusiastic and innovative people with a will to grow professionally, personally and socially. SBC has a staff of approx. 110 persons who see it as their major challenge make the young and adult persons who choose to study at SBC to take their talent as far as they can so that they can move on into the world of business or pursue an academic career with solid professional and personal competences, which will make them attractive employees or successful entrepreneurs.
SBC’s strategic target areas
Silkeborg Business College builds its strategy on four I’s:
- Insight: We want to be known and recognized for being a college characterized by openness and transparency.
- It: We want to be THE digital college where IT is used mainly to support learning and sharing knowledge.
- Internationalization: We want to have a strong international profile where everybody has an international exposure every year.
- Innovation: We want to create a framework supporting the innovation power of students and staff alike.